The US bid to impose so-called 'snapback' sanctions on Iran was roundly rejected by the UN security council.
The downing of Flight PS752 isn't just the result of Canada being caught in U.S.-Iran crossfire. It's also the result of an unnecessarily aggressive posture of Canada's own against Iran in 2012.
Scott Morrison has flagged the government is working with the United States and Britain on details for an Australian role in helping safeguard shipping passages in the Middle East.
Donald Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now.
After years of work, the JCPOA nuclear deal could be on its last legs.
Does the work of the international agency responsible for verifying whether Iran was in compliance with the deal matter to the US?
Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
Trump seems to think all potential nuclear agitators are alike. He's wrong, and perhaps disastrously so.